PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — After a nationwide search, a man suspected of murdering his girlfriend earlier this month was arrested Friday, authorities say.

Jose Caraballo, 43, was arrested in Southern Oregon for second-degree murder (domestic violence). Portland police say they were notified of the arrest at 2 p.m.

Caraballo was booked in the Jackson County Jail and will be transferred to Multnomah County at a later time.

Caraballo was wanted for the death of Kathryn Muhlbach, whose body was discovered in Portland’s Powell Butte Nature Park shortly after 3 p.m. on Dec. 9.